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Three people were in the residence, homeowners Sandra and Orlyn Traaseth and their younger son at the time of the fire, according to son Bradley Traaseth. All three made it out of the residence with help from Traaseth and a second neighbor. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Son helps family out of New Richmond house fire
October 18, 2018 - 5:00am
October 11, 2018
Neighbors — who were alerted to the emergency by loud noises caused by the explosion of oxygen tanks stored in the garage — assisted those in the residence out of the home safely before the fire department arrived. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
UPDATE: Early morning fire sends NR resident to hospital
October 11, 2018 - 12:28pm
August 28, 2018
A structure fire at 452 Fox Way in New Richmond was just one of the five calls the New Richmond Fire Department responded to throughout the early evening hours of Monday, Aug. 27, as a strong storm rolled through the area. The Fox Run structure fire was the result of a lightning strike, said NR Fire Chief Jim VanderWyst. Photo courtesy of Photos by Scott - Scott Riemenschneider
Monday night storm causes damage throughout NR
August 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 23, 2018
Four fire departments from the surrounding area converged on an apartment building located at 2695 Highway 64 in the Town of Forest to put out a fire that started in Thursday, Aug. 23, around 8:50 a.m. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Four departments respond to Town of Forest fire
August 23, 2018 - 10:18am
August 13, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: Small plane crashes in cornfield near Beloit Airport; Authorities search for fugitive after weekend domestic incident; more state news briefs
August 13, 2018 - 7:19am
August 6, 2018
Boat engulfed in flames on St. Croix River
August 6, 2018 - 8:41am
July 11, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: 15 injured, 1 firefighter dead in Sun Prairie explosion and fire; more state news stories
July 11, 2018 - 8:34am
June 25, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Gunfire detection system installed at Wis. school; more state news stories
June 25, 2018 - 11:28am
June 11, 2018
The silo was in flames at 244 192nd St. by the time crews from Richmond Fire & Rescue and Allied Emergency Services (formerly DOG Fire) arrived on the scene. Photo submitted
Silo home lost to fire in Alden Township Sunday morning
June 11, 2018 - 5:59am
May 17, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: DNA ties Dunn County sexual assault suspect to Green Bay case; more state news stories
May 17, 2018 - 12:30pm
May 11, 2018
Charred vehicles were among debris left behind after a fire May 11 at 404 County Road J in the town of Pleasant Valley. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Sheriff: 'Strong possibility' of connection between St. Croix County fire, auto theft
May 11, 2018 - 9:47am
The quick response by the departments and use of Stat-X fire suppression canisters enabled firefighters to contain the fire limiting damage primarily to the attached garage. No one  was injured in the fire. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Fire guts garage in Star Prairie Township
April 11, 2018 - 10:01am
February 13, 2018
Officials said a Saturday, Feb. 10, fire at Baldwin Machine & Fab set off multiple explosions inside this building. Submitted photo
Baldwin business destroyed by fire
February 13, 2018 - 12:02pm
Students and staff at UW-River Falls waited for firefighters to ventilate the Kleinpell Fine Arts building Feb. 13 after a small fire in a heating unit produced smoke. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Small fire extinguished at UW-River Falls
February 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 26, 2018
Delton firefighters battle a blaze Thursday, Jan. 25, at a Wilderness Resort building under construction. Photo courtesy of Delton Fire Department
Wisconsin roundup: Dells-area fire inflicts $5M in damage; standoff in Eau Claire; more state news stories
January 26, 2018 - 8:17am
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